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Ex-CFTC Chairman to Promote Blockchain-Based USD in New Think Tank

Ex-CFTC Chairman to Promote Blockchain-Based USD in New Think Tank

J. Christopher Giancarlo, former chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), plans to promote the blockchain-based United States dollar with a new think tank.

17 JANUARY 2020

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Huobi Joins Blockchain Turkey Platform to Boost Local Ecosystem

Huobi Joins Blockchain Turkey Platform to Boost Local Ecosystem

Major crypto exchange Huobi becomes a member of the Blockchain Turkey Platform to cooperate with local players on blockchain efforts.

17 JANUARY 2020

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NBA's Sacramento Kings partner with ConsenSys to launch sports gear auctions on Ethereum

NBA's Sacramento Kings partner with ConsenSys to launch sports gear auctions on Ethereum

NBA’s Sacramento Kings has partnered with blockchain software development studio ConsenSys to release a sports gear auction platform built on the Ethereum blockchain.

16 JANUARY 2020

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JPMorgan Spinoff Kadena Launches Public Blockchain, Integrates Wallet to Cosmos Network

JPMorgan Spinoff Kadena Launches Public Blockchain, Integrates Wallet to Cosmos Network

Crypto startup Kadena’s public blockchain launched Wednesday, adding interoperable smart contract support between the public chain and its private chain counterparts.

15 JANUARY 2020

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Mediterranean Olive Oil Producer Uses IBM Blockchain to Fight Food Fraud

Mediterranean Olive Oil Producer Uses IBM Blockchain to Fight Food Fraud

CHO, one of the largest olive oil producers in the southern Mediterranean, announced on Jan. 14 that it is using IBM’s blockchain technology to provide traceability for its Terra Delyssa extra virgin olive oil. The company is the latest major food provider to join IBM’S Food Trust Network.

15 JANUARY 2020

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IBM and Chef Aarón Sánchez Bring Food to the Blockchain

IBM and Chef Aarón Sánchez Bring Food to the Blockchain

Chef Aarón Sánchez and IBM teamed up at CES 2020 to create a vision of a blockchain-based food chain. IBM's Food Trust project, of which Sánchez is a part, aims to allow growers, grocers and cooks to track their food from seed to plate.

15 JANUARY 2020

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How blockchain copyright protection will thwart pirates

How blockchain copyright protection will thwart pirates

Blockchain could help streamline and modernize copyright processes, protecting artists from pirates. Here’s a look at how and who’s behind it.

15 JANUARY 2020

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US Treasury to Complete PoC of Blockchain-Based Grants Payment System

US Treasury to Complete PoC of Blockchain-Based Grants Payment System

The United States Treasury Department has almost completed tests of a blockchain-based grants payment capability as part of the exploration of how the tech can improve such operations.

14 JANUARY 2020

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Asian Conglomerates Lead $31M Round for Blockchain Remittance Firm Lightnet

Asian Conglomerates Lead $31M Round for Blockchain Remittance Firm Lightnet

Lightnet, the company behind the Velo Protocol, recently raised $31.2 million in a Series A round.

13 JANUARY 2020

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Dish Network Files Patent for Blockchain-Based Anti-Piracy System

Dish Network Files Patent for Blockchain-Based Anti-Piracy System

One of the largest U.S. television providers has published a patent application for a new "anti-piracy management system" that uses blockchain to enable owners to track how their content is being used.

13 JANUARY 2020

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Blockchain-Powered App Helps Mongolian Herders Trace Cashmere

Blockchain-Powered App Helps Mongolian Herders Trace Cashmere

Toronto-based startup Convergence.tech has successfully concluded a blockchain-based pilot to help Mongolian nomadic herders track and certify sustainable cashmere.

11 JANUARY 2020

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The Future of DeFi Depends on Ethereum, But for How Long?

The Future of DeFi Depends on Ethereum, But for How Long?

As decentralized finance gains steam how much of it will depend on Ethereum? Well, it depends on how long Ethereum 2.0 takes to launch.

11 JANUARY 2020

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Telecom Giant Telefonica Pilots Blockchain Access on 8,000 Spanish Firms

Telecom Giant Telefonica Pilots Blockchain Access on 8,000 Spanish Firms

Spanish telecommunications giant Telefonica has reportedly partnered with the local Association of Science and Technology Parks (APTE) to grant access to its blockchain to about 8,000 firms in Spain.

10 JANUARY 2020

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Illinois Legalizes Blockchain Contracts

Illinois Legalizes Blockchain Contracts

With the new year Illinois became the latest state to recognize smart contracts and other blockchain-based records as legal instruments.

10 JANUARY 2020

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Oman’s Largest Port Joins Blockchain Shipping Platform TradeLens

Oman’s Largest Port Joins Blockchain Shipping Platform TradeLens

The largest port in the Middle Eastern nation of Oman has signed up withTradeLens – a blockchain supply chain platform founded by IBM and Maersk.

9 JANUARY 2020

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Chinese local government eyes adoption of blockchain for service centers

Chinese local government eyes adoption of blockchain for service centers

The provincial government of Anhui, China, has announced a plan to adopt blockchain technology across governmental service centers.

9 JANUARY 2020

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Baidu Adds Service to Help Developers, Small Businesses Build Dapps

Baidu Adds Service to Help Developers, Small Businesses Build Dapps

Chinese internet giant Baidu launched on Monday a blockchain-based service for developers and small and medium-sized businesses to build decentralized applications, or dapps.

7 JANUARY 2020

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North America saw the most crypto and blockchain investment in 2019

North America saw the most crypto and blockchain investment in 2019

The Block Genesis published an overview of industry investment activity for the 2019 period this week, finding that a staggering majority of it occurred in Asia, North America and Europe.

6 JANUARY 2020

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North America saw the most crypto and blockchain investment in 2019

North America saw the most crypto and blockchain investment in 2019

The Block Genesis published an overview of industry investment activity for the 2019 period this week, finding that a staggering majority of it occurred in Asia, North America and Europe.

5 JANUARY 2020

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Jordan: Customs Department to Pilot IBM, Maersk’s Blockchain Platform

Jordan: Customs Department to Pilot IBM, Maersk’s Blockchain Platform

The Jordan Customs Department has announced a pilot of the TradeLens blockchain supply chain platform to bring enhanced transparency and efficiency to the exchange of goods, documentation process, and communication between trading counterparties. This, according to a report by The Maritime Standard, January 2, 2020.

5 JANUARY 2020

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